LOS ANGELES -- Fiddler on the Roof, presented by the Musical Theatre West at La Mirada Theatre, opens July 10. Gary Gordon will play Tevye. The 1964 musical examines family and tradition in the Jewish community of a small Russian town at the turn of the century. It is based on stories by Sholom Aleichem, with book by Joseph Stein, music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick.
Fiddler on the Roof is performed 8 PM Thursday through Saturday, 2:30 PM Saturday and Sunday (no matinee July 11). The show runs through July 26. Tickets are $18 to $32. The theatre is at 14900 La Mirada Blvd. For information, call (714) 521-4849.
-- By Michael Farkash
Southern California Correspondent